Statement From City Council

Posted on February 2, 2024

Lynddahl Telecom America Inc. selects Belmont for its North American Hub

Posted on January 10, 2024

The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is excited to announce Lynddahl Telecom America Inc. (LTA), a Danish Telecommunications Company, Selects Gaston County for its North American Hub. Lynddahl Telecom America Inc. (LTA), a duct solutions company for fiber optics installations, will create 54 new jobs in Gaston County, Governor Cooper announced today. The company will...

Parks and Recreation January – April 2024 Newsletter

Posted on December 28, 2023

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Belmont City Council Appoints Kathryn Lewis to Fill Vacant Council Seat

Posted on December 22, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jamie Campbell PHONE: (704) 941-8981 EMAIL: Belmont, North Carolina – The Belmont City Council conducted interviews of the four nominees vying for the vacant council seat on Monday, December 18, 2023. The nominees were former Councilwoman Martha Stowe, 2023 City Council candidate Peg Argent, Main Street/Downtown Belmont Development Association board...

Belmont Property Owners Develop Concept Plan for Privately Owned Properties in Downtown Belmont

Posted on December 22, 2023

BELMONT PROPERTY OWNERS DEVELOP CONCEPT PLAN FOR PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTIES IN DOWNTOWN BELMONT THAT WOULD EXPAND THE FOOTPRINT IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BELMONT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2023 CONTACT: Jamie Campbell PHONE: 704-825-5586 EMAIL: In 2022, Historical Concepts was hired by the several property owners who own properties on the west side...

Stage 1 Drought Declared: Help Us Make Every Water Drop Count!

Posted on November 8, 2023

The City of Belmont, in collaboration with local authorities and water management agencies, have officially declared Stage1 drought conditions within our community. This measure is a proactive response to the current water supply conditions in the Catawba River basin in our area and serves as a call to action for residents and businesses to conserve...

City of Belmont Puts Out A Request for Consultants to Help Update Its Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Posted on October 12, 2023

The City of Belmont is starting the process of updating its Comprehensive Lane Use Plan. The current plan was adopted in 2007 and updated in 2018.  The City plans to build upon the existing plan, with a special focus on alternative housing forms, as part of the proposed update process.  The Plan update will assist...

System Development Fee Study

Posted on September 5, 2023

System development fees are required for new construction. Their purpose is to offset the incremental cost of replacing existing and/or constructing new capital assets to provide capacity that will continue to meet the demands placed on the system by each new customer or development. We must perform a supporting analysis to calculate the fee at...

2022 Water Quality Report

Posted on May 26, 2023

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available The City of Belmont's 2022 Annual Water Quality Report is now available to the Public. We release this report each year to meet state requirements and to also keep our residents and customers informed about their drinking water. To view the report, please click the link below. VIEW 2022...

Belmont Hires New City Manager

Posted on May 1, 2023

2023 City Of Belmont Hires New City Manager
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Public Engagement Now Open- Sloan’s Ferry (Wilkinson Blvd) Bridge, I-85 Widening, and Catawba Crossings

Posted on August 15, 2022

There are currently three opportunities for public engagement related to transportation initiatives in Belmont: Sloan's Ferry Bridge & Wilkinson/ Catawba Intersection (B-6051, U-6143) This project will replace the bridge on Wilkinson Boulevard (U.S. 74/ U.S. 29) over the Catawba River (Lake Wylie) on the Gaston/Mecklenburg County Line. It also includes modifications of the Catawba Street...

Going Green with Goats

Posted on May 2, 2022

The City is utilizing goats on the land south of Wilkinson Blvd near the Abbey Creek to clear out the overgrown underbrush and eat the invasive kudzu that has taken over the area. These goats are environmentally friendly, will have minimal negative impact to the area ecosystems, and let’s be honest they are so much...
2021 Water Quality Report

2021 Annual Water Report

Posted on April 6, 2022

2021 Water Quality Report Click on the link above to view the 2021 Annual Water Report

Parks and Recreation January-April 2024 Newsletter

Posted on March 29, 2022

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Planning & Zoning 2021 Year End Report

Posted on March 1, 2022

Click the link below to view the report! 2021 Year End Report

Winter/Spring 2022 Transportation Newsletter

Posted on February 14, 2022

Click the link below to view our quarterly transportation newsletter! Winter/Spring 2022 Transportation Newsletter  

City Council Considerations for the old Belmont Middle School Redevelopment

Posted on February 3, 2022

The Belmont City Council met this past weekend for their annual planning retreat and discussed potential redevelopment uses for the Belmont Middle School. During the discussion, the council outlined uses they would consider and not consider for the site. Any redevelopment will need to go through a conditional rezoning process or obtain a special use...
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31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Service

Posted on January 15, 2022

The 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Celebration sponsored by the City of Belmont, the Belmont Coalition of Concerned Citizens, the Gaston County NAACP, the Gaston County Organization for Community Concerns, and Race Matters Community Conversation will take place Monday, January 17th, 7pm. For the second year the service will be held virtually and...

NOW OPEN: Catawba Crossings Public Comment Opportunities

Posted on January 14, 2022

Public Comment Period: January 14 - February 13, 2022 The  Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) and regional project sponsors are conducting a feasibility study for the Catawba Crossings Project to develop conceptual designs, cost estimates, and recommendations for a proposed new alignment roadway between NC 279 (S. New Hope Rd) in southeastern Gaston County to...
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